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02 Jun

Best Way to Take Notes in College: Handwritten or Typed?

If your class notes leave a lot to be desired, you’re not alone. For many students, note-taking can become a mindless task that does little to help them understand key ideas. Whether you’re just starting out or want to improve your grades with more effective note-taking in class, it’s never too late to learn how...

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02 Jun
Best Way to Take Notes in College: Handwritten or Typed?

If your class notes leave a lot to be desired, you’re not alone. For many students, note-taking can become a mindless task that does little to help them understand key ideas. Whether you’re just starting out or want to improve your grades with more effective note-taking in class, it’s never too late to learn how...

04 May
How to Prevent Dry Rot in Stored Tires

Dry rot is when the rubber in tires loses its moisture and becomes tough and brittle. Due to their lost elasticity, tires that have developed dry rot past a certain point need to be replaced as they are prone to blowing out while being driven on. Dry rotting is more prevalent in tires that are...

16 Apr
3 Overlooked Factors to Consider While House-Hunting

Few tasks are as daunting as buying a first home. The list of everything you need to check and double-check feels endless. Between all the aspects involved in pre-approval to interrogating your credit score to considering your loan options, house-hunting can be a lot to juggle. Because of this, some things might fly under the...

12 Mar
Spring 2021 RV Road Trip Ideas in the Great Lakes Region

The snow is finally melting away (at least for now), and spring has sprung. Now that warmer weather has returned, make the most of it with an RV road trip around the Great Lakes. From checking out historic sites in Midland, MI, to enjoying the breathtaking sights of Isle Royale National Park, there’s plenty to...

12 Feb
Can I Rent a Storage Unit Without Insurance?

Whether you need a storage unit to simplify a life transition, as a safe place for seasonal decor, or as a quick holding place for some spring cleaning, you’ll first need to check whether or not your local facility requires insurance. Though not every storage facility requires insurance, many do, and we recommend getting tenant...

08 Jan
Small-Space Living Tips for College Students

In addition to moving away from home and taking more challenging classes, one of the biggest adjustments students face when they move to college is limited living space. Whether you rent a student apartment at Western Michigan University, live in the dorms at the University of Michigan, or rent a house with several roommates elsewhere,...

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